Brent Jaffe
Digital Media Teacher

Lecture on the Rule of Thirds

Lesson Plan Published 2/11/16 Last updated on 8/1/18

Here I try to explain to my students what the Rule of Thirds is. To include, how it's connected to the Golden Ratio/Rectangle, and how it can be used for all digital imaging.

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Sam Bizri

Posted on 11/2/16 1:00:23 AM Permalink

​thanks for sharing

Frances Williams

Posted on 2/20/16 3:21:57 PM Permalink

thank you for sharing! great lecture!

Barbara Swanner, AET

Posted on 2/20/16 1:29:29 PM Permalink

Super topic for a class, very useful. Thanks for sharing

Vaqas Iqbal

Posted on 2/20/16 10:29:32 AM Permalink

A real useful resource
Thanks for sharing here :)

Caroline Julianna Thompson

Posted on 2/15/16 11:09:39 PM Permalink

Such a cool topic. It puts the beauty and meaning back into math.